Kennet & Avon Canal

Start date: July 16, 2022
End date: July 19, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 72, Cobblers Lock

Update on 15/07/2022:

Further to the notice below, contractors have now removed the fallen tree and the navigation is open. However, please proceed with caution as there may be underwater obstructions.

Update on 15/07/2022:

Further to the notice below, unfortunately contractors have been unable to remove the tree west of Lock 72 Cobblers Lock.

We expect contractors to return to site this afternoon and an update will be provided at 2pm today (Friday 15th July)

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (7.30pm Thursday 14 July 2022 until further notice)

A tree has fallen across the canal just west of Lock 72 – Cobblers Lock and is currently blocking the full width of the navigation.

Contractors will be attending on the morning of 15th July to start to clear the tree. An update will be provided by 11.00 to advise when the navigation is likely to be re-opened.

The towpath is unaffected and remains open.